PORTS Home Learning Programs

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PORTS Home Learning Programs offer students the opportunity to enjoy California State Parks in a safe webinar format learning from home. These free presentations empower students to explore California's resources. Keep reading to register below!

Every third Wednesday of the Month

Join the specialty outdoor retailer, REI, Parks California, and California State Parks PORTS Home Learning Program as an REI instructor and State Park interpreter team up to present a special educational program connecting families and students to California's beautiful State Parks and great outdoors.

We provide PORTS Home Learning Programs for K-12 students learning from home and PORTS On-Demand Programs for students in their digital or in-person classrooms.

To learn more about available PORTS resources, check out our Digital Content Library, Previous Broadcasts, and the new passPORTS Program paving the way for K-12 access to California State Parks!

Register for a PORTS Home Learning Program Today!

PORTS Home Learning Programs: click the PORTS Home Learning Program title to register below:

Connecting your students is easy. Follow these simple steps:

  1. Review the PORTS Home Learning Program calendar above and select the program you want to share with your students.

  2. Click on the calendar event to view the Zoom registration link. This link will need to be shared with your students. You can highlight, copy (Ctrl+C), and paste (Ctrl+V) the link into an email to your students or share it in your Google classroom.

  3. Follow the link to register yourself for the Zoom. You will need to provide your name and email address.

  4. Zoom will send you and all students who have registered an automated email with a link to join the broadcast.

  5. Click the link for the broadcast at the designated start time.

PLEASE NOTE STEP #3: If you want your whole class to join, each student will need to register independently. Student names and email addresses will not be shared or used for any other purpose. If you would prefer a more personal experience for your students, please schedule an On-Demand Program!

Explore Other PORTS Resources!

Explore our Previous Broadcasts!


Our previous broadcasts showcase hours of high-quality educational content focused on California's natural, cultural, and historic resources.

Re-Imagining K-12 Access to Parks with passPORTS!

passPORTS uses a combination of digital instructional materials embedded with quality teaching practices to empower teachers and students to play, learn, serve, and share in California State Parks!

Discover our Digital Content Library!

Our Digital Content Library Showcases the diverse resources available to teachers and students hoping to connect their learning to California State Parks!